What does the word gleam mean?

Usage examples for gleam

  1. Her heart grew cold, and she longed to lie down and die, when she caught the gleam of a lighted window. – Beside the Bonnie Brier Bush by Ian Maclaren
  2. A quick little gleam of gladness sprang to the violet eyes. – A Fool There Was by Porter Emerson Browne
  3. I could see the gleam of triumph in her eye. – The Girl Aviators' Motor Butterfly by Margaret Burnham